|Place of birth||Dublin, Ireland|
|Address||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Friend, James Smith Page, Postmaster, Redfern PO, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for six months in the 4th Light Horse Militia.|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Pioneer Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||14/13/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 28 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 13 October 1916.
Admitted to Military Hospital, Devonport, 14 October 1916 (illness unknown); discharged and admitted to 1st Command Depot, Perham Downs, 21 October 1916.
Taken on strength Pioneer Training Bn, Larkhill, 23 October 1916; marched out to No. 3 Details Camp, Parkhouse, 31 October 1916; transferred to Australian Army Service Corps Training Depot, Parkhouse, 18 December 1916.
Promoted Farrier, Parkhouse, 24 January 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 February 1917; disembarked Etaples and marched into Australian General Base Depot, 22 February 1917; transferred to 1st Australian Engineer Bn, France, 3 March 1917; taken on strength 14th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, 7 July 1917.
Proceeded on leave to England 21 September ? 9 October 1918.
Promoted Temporary Corporal, 2 December 1918.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 30 April 1919; disembarked Southampton, 1 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT ?Euripides?, 8 September 1919; disembarked Sydney, 24 October 1919; discharged Sydney, 8 December 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, KELLY Michael John|